The combination square is a fundamental tool for almost all woodworking jobs, but most people don’t know how to properly use it. Get back to basics and learn how a combination square will take your craft to the next level.
3 Chisel Set (1/2”) (3/4”) (1”). • Made from durable alloyed steel which holds a sharp edge resist to rust • Chisel is designed with a fat ergonomic handle shaped and balanced for great control • Patented, ergonomically designed, bi-material grip handle is break resistant • High impact steel striking cap for use with steel-headed hammer • Blade guard can be mounted to wall for home storage. www.woodwerks.com #woodworking #HolidayGiftGuide #GiftIdeas
For those occasions when you need a stable way to hold a board on its edge, turn to a tool that’s as old as woodworking itself—the wedge. I fashioned the wedge stands shown at right from scraps of 2x6 and a 3/8x6" bolt and nut. To make the stand, cut a 7"-long chunk from the 2x6 and drill a 1/2" hole centere d 2 1/4" from the edge and 1 3/4" up from the bottom. This hole reduces the likelihood of the stand splitting once the wedge is cut out. Mark the cutlines for the wedge as shown in..